Our Patrons



Dame Cressida Dick DBE QPM


Cressida joined the Metropolitan Police in 1983 as a Constable. In 1993, she joined the accelerated promotion course at Bramshill Police College, and in 1995, transferred to Thames Valley Police as a Superintendent. She was operations superintendent at Oxford, and later, area commander in Oxford for three years. In 2000, she completed the strategic command course and, in 2001.


In September 2006 she was appointed as Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Specialist Operations and then in June 2009 she was promoted to Assistant Commissioner, in charge of the Specialist Crime Directorate.


In February 2017 it was announced Cressida would be appointed as the Commissioner of the Metropolis, the first female to ever hold the post.


She was appointed as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2015 and then in 2019 Dame Commander.



Iain Livingstone QPM


Chief Constable Iain Livingstone QPM joined Lothian and Borders Police in 1992 and served in detective and uniform roles in the City of Edinburgh and West Lothian, as well as working at HQ CID.


After completing the 2008 Strategic Command Course, Iain was appointed as Assistant Chief Constable (crime and operational support) for Lothian and Borders Police in April 2009, with responsibility for the Crime Division and the Operations Division.


As ACC, he exercised strategic command for a number of significant events, including the visit of Pope Benedict XVI and various environmental and political protests. He was also the Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland (ACPOS) lead for the Public Protection portfolio.


In December 2012, he was appointed Deputy Chief Constable for Police Scotland, with responsibility for crime and operational support. In 2015 he was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal.



Matt Jukes QPM


Assistant Commissioner Matt Jukes joined the Metropolitan Police in November 2020 after serving as the Chief Constable of South Wales Police since January 2018.


Matt joined South Yorkshire Police in 1995 as a Police Constable on the streets of Sheffield, soon after being commended for his tenacity and courage in the arrest of a suspect following a post office robbery. Between 1997 and 2006, Matt went on to work in a number of roles, principally as a detective. In his early CID career he was involved in operations to tackle violent drugs gangs and later specialised in counter terrorism.


He joined South Wales Police as an Assistant Chief Constable in 2010. He led the latest phase of the force’s response to several miscarriage of justice cases from the 1980s and 90s, including the infamous ‘Cardiff 3’ case. Matt was appointed Deputy Chief Constable in August 2013.


He retains a strong interest in wider issues of health and wellbeing in the service and is the chair of Police Sport UK. As a keen sportsman himself, he has competed in running, triathlon and swimming events.Matt was awarded a Queens Police Medal in the New Year Honours List 2018.



Martin Hewitt QPM


Chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, Martin served in Kent Police where he undertook a number of roles with a focus on detective posts in both crime and counter terrorism. Martin joined Metropolitan Police Service in 2005, and after being the first head of the newly formed Met Intelligence Bureau, served in the ranks of Commander and Deputy Assistant Commissioner with responsibility for gangs, organised crime and specialist crime investigation. Martin Hewitt is the Chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council.


From 1993 to 2005, Martin served in Kent Police where he undertook a number of roles with a focus on detective posts in both crime and counter terrorism. Martin joined Metropolitan Police Service in 2005, and after being the first head of the newly formed Met Intelligence Bureau, served in the ranks of Commander and Deputy Assistant Commissioner with responsibility for gangs, organised crime and specialist crime investigation.


Prior to his police service, Martin spent seven years as a Commissioned Officer in The Royal Artillery. He was awarded the Queens Police Medal in the 2014 Birthday Honours.



Jamie Griffin, United States Secret Service


Jamie began his law enforcement career in 1998 by accepting a commission as a Special Agent with the U.S. Secret Service in Providence, Rhode Island. He has had subsequent assignments in Washington, D.C., London, New York City and Chappaqua, New York.


In Washington from 2002-2007, he was assigned to the Presidential Protective Division at the White House as a member of the close protection detail responsible for the security of President George W. Bush. In 2007, Jamie was reassigned in London as an Assistant Attaché at the U.S. Embassy. He returned to the U.S. in 2011, where he was promoted to head the New York Field Office’s Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Unit and, and later served as the head of the Electronic Crimes Task Force’s Digital Forensics Laboratory. He was reassigned in 2016 as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the close protection detail for former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Secretary Hillary Clinton, who was at the time a candidate for President of the United States.


In December 2018, Jamie returned to London to take up his current position as the U.S. Secret Service Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in London, where he is the principal liaison officer to the United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark.



Pam Kelly


Chief Constable Pam Kelly joined Gwent Police in 2017 as the Deputy Chief Constable from neighbouring Dyfed-Powys Police. Pam started her career in policing serving as a volunteer in the Special Constabulary before becoming a Regular Officer in Dyfed-Powys Police in 1994.


Pam has a strong operational background, having performed the role of Senior Investigating Officer for approximately 10 years, predominately investigating murder, manslaughter, rape and serious organised crime cases across Wales and beyond.


Pam was also the first policing author for the All Wales Child Protection procedures and also played a key role in implementing the Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements in terms of managing sex and dangerous offenders across the UK.


In 2011, Pam played a key role as a Senior Identification Manager in aiding in the recovery of deceased British citizens following the Japanese tsunami, as well as plane crashes in Afghanistan and Tripoli. Pam is also trained as a Firearms Commander, Public Order Commander and Hostage Negotiator.



Our Trustees



Trust Chair: Revd Canon David Wilbraham MBE


David, a former Police motorcyclist with Merseyside Police, was ordained in 1988 and held parish ministries in the North West of England. In 1994 he moved to Surrey Police as part of their Welfare team.


In 2007 he was appointed as full time Force Chaplain with Thames Valley Police. From 2009 he led the 650 strong National Association of Chaplains to the Police (NACP), now Police Chaplaincy UK, of which David is CEO and National Police Chaplain.


David was appointed as a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in the 2020 New Year Honours.



Deputy Chair: John Giblin


John retired from Heddlu Gwent Police in 2014 after 32 years police service, including 5 with Greater Manchester Police. He is in receipt of 6 commendations.


The last 12 years of his service was as a Welsh regional representative on the Joint Central Committee of the Police Federation of England and Wales where he was the national lead in several business areas, for 6 years he was also Chairman of the Sergeant’s Central Committee.



Treasurer: Joanne Matulevicze


Joanne is a serving Sergeant with Police Scotland. Having joined in 2007, Joanne was posted to work in Glasgow’s East End and has served as both a response and community police officer.


She joined the Trust in 2012 and aims to raise awareness of the charity across Scotland and to represent female officers on the board. Joanne’s husband is also a serving police officer in Police Scotland.


Joanne was the first Treasurer of the Trust since it’s Incorporation by Royal Charter in 2018.



Secretary: David Acheson MBE


David is a serving Sergeant with Police Scotland. His uncle, Kenneth Acheson, was an officer in the Royal Ulster Constabulary GC until he was murdered by terrorists. David designed the PC Bill Barker memorial pin badge which raised thousands for Bill’s favourite charity the Great North Air Ambulance. He authored the Scottish Police Roll of Honour book on behalf of the Trust.


David was appointed as a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2016 New Year Honours, later in the same year he was elected as a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland for his work on Police history in Scotland.


David was the first Secretary of the Trust since it’s Incorporation by Royal Charter in 2018.



Denis Gunn


Denis is the father of Surrey Police Constable Richard Gunn who was killed on duty in 2004 in a road accident whilst responding to an emergency call.


He previously served as a Trustee and the President of Care of Police Survivors (COPS), Denis became a Trustee of the Police Roll of Honour Trust in November 2011 to both enhance co-operation between the two charities and to advise and assist the Trust with matters concerning bereaved police families.



Trevor Purcell


Trevor is the Vice Chair of the Police Federation of Northern Ireland.



John Apter


John is the Chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales.


He originally joined Hampshire Police and then served as the Chairman of the Hampshire Police Federation.

Dan Murphy


Chief Superintendent Dan Murphy is a Kent Police Officer who has served in both uniform and detective positions at different ranks during his service.


He has undertaken investigative, operational and organisational management roles. He has performed the roles of Strategic Firearms Commander, Senior Investigating Officer and Authorising Officer, which included being on the executive committee of the National Source Working Group.


Dan became the National Secretary of the Police Superintendents’ Association in July 2017.



Our Advisors


Financial Advisor: Andy Fiddler


Andy is a serving Sergeant in Thames Valley Police, he is also a Trustee and Chair of the TVP Group Insurance.


Andy joined TVP after leaving the military in 2002 and has been a front line officer all his career. Andy is an advisor to the Police Roll of Honour Trust Treasurer and the Trustees on financial matters, policy and compliance.



Technology Advisor: Alan Spowart


Alan is a serving Detective Sergeant in the Police Service of Scotland. He originally joined Central Scotland Police based in Stirling and is now serving in Forth Valley Division, Police Scotland.



Research Advisor: Dr. Peter Kenninson


Peter retired from the Metropolitan Police as an Inspector. He studied and obtained a BA in Social Sciences with the Open University, an MA (Criminology) at Middlesex University in 1996 and a PhD in Philosophy in 2001. He has taught policing subjects and police history to both under and post graduate students. He has co-authored five books on policing subjects and is actively researching Police history.



Research Advisor: Dr. Robin Fletcher


Associate Professor of Criminology, Head of Employment and Placement Coordinator Police Research Group at Middlesex University.